2021 MAZDA CX-5 Towing Capacity

November 30th, 2020 by
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Looking for a compact SUV that can tow circles around the competition in Rio Rancho and beyond while also boasting athletic handling and upscale style? The 2021 Mazda CX-5 is the new SUV for you! Just how much can a Mazda CX-5 tow? As it happens, the 2021 Mazda CX-5’s towing capacity is 2,000 pounds* for properly equipped models. But that’s not all. This Mazda SUV has other aces up its sleeve, like a durable Skyactiv® transmission, an available 250-hp turbo engine, stunning efficiency, and the latest in Mazda safety features. Want to learn more? Let’s delve into the Mazda CX-5 towing capacity, features, and more below.

2021 CX-5 Towing Capacity and Performance Details

How do you achieve the maximum towing capacity in the 2021 Mazda CX-5? Thankfully, all CX-5 trim models boast a 2,000-pound towing capacity, unlike some SUVs and trucks, which require you to upgrade trims to achieve a higher towing capacity. You should know, however, that this maximum capacity can be reduced by passenger weight, cargo hitches, or any optional vehicle equipment. Refer to your owner’s manual for further towing guidance. Meanwhile, we have more information on the Mazda CX-5 performance specs:

  • Available Skyactiv®-G, 250-hp 2.5T Dynamic Pressure Turbo DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine offers 320 Ib-ft of torque
  • Standard Skyactiv®-Drive transmission offers smooth shifts even when towing
  • Optional i-Activ AWD® adds another layer of comfort and confidence in Albuquerque

Safety Features

The below-listed safety features make all your Farmington and Santa Fe drives just a little bit more secure:

  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Advanced Smart City Brake Support with Pedestrian Detection
  • Anti-lock Brake System with Electronic Brake Force Distribution & Brake Assist
  • Lane Departure Warning with Lane-Keep Assist
  • Dynamic Stability Control and Traction Control System
  • Hill Launch Assist

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*Up to 2,000 pounds of towing capacity. Towing capacities shown are maximums and must be reduced by the weight of any passenger, cargo hitch or optional equipment in the towing vehicle. Please refer to vehicle Owner’s Manual for details regarding towing capacities and other valuable information. Towing a trailer may have an effect on vehicle’s handling, braking, durability, performance and driving economy. For specific information on recommended or required equipment, see your Mazda Dealer. Hitches are available through manufacturers other than Mazda.